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Sanofi Group Director, Total Talent - Specialty Care in Cambridge, Massachusetts

As a key member of Sanofi’s Total Talent Center of Excellence (CoE), the Director of Total Talent will report directly to the Head of Total Talent, North America, and be responsible for providing leadership of our Talent Teams and External Partners supporting our Specialty Care business.

  • Serve as the primary talent leader for Specialty Care to champion and design an array of solutions to meet current and future people demands. These solutions may include talent acquisition, internal talent mobility, talent management, early career programs, inclusion & diversity ambitions and external workforce programs.

  • Partner with Talent Management and HR Partners to facilitate key talent processes, including but not limited to talent review and, succession planning with a goal of turning outputs into actionable plans

  • Delivery of ongoing talent acquisition demands by leveraging a core team of talent acquisition professionals including recruitment processing outsourcing partners

  • Actively advocate our inclusion and diversity ambitions to ensure our employee population is as diverse as the patients we serve

  • Coach and develop a core team of talent professionals as well as act as the primary leadership point of contact for recruitment outsourcing partners

  • Utilize digital tools and resources to better understand internal and external talent trends

  • Manage the planning and execution of all staffing initiatives based on headcount planning, trends of hiring, and special hiring projects and/or expansions when relevant

  • Communicate with business leaders, hiring managers and stakeholders throughout the process to ensure appropriate expectations.

  • Coach and counsel hiring managers on the full cycle hiring process and develop recruitment strategies that align with the business goals

  • Influence Recruiters and Hiring Managers to partner directly, ensuring strategic view and ongoing status of hiring goals

  • Responsible for managing Training Plans for Recruiters to enhance recruiter competency; manage performance

  • Responsible for overseeing Training Plans for business leaders and hiring managers regarding their role in the recruitment process

  • Empower Talent Team to utilize multiple tools and resources to build and maintain a well-developed candidate pool

  • Provide counsel to hiring managers when developing offer proposals, utilizing external market data and internal compensation analysis tools

Commit to Customers

  • Actively works to gain genuine understanding of the customer’s perspective; meet goals

  • Strives to build mutually beneficial solutions and partnerships; build strong relationships

  • Actively seeks customer feedback to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Gain insight to underlying needs.

  • Encourage direct partnership between Recruiters and Hiring Managers to ensure the team performs to a level of excellence

Develop People

  • Understands evolving people and empowering growth of team members

  • Learns and provides opportunities for others to learn from experience

  • Takes time to listen and provide regular, fact based feedback for development

  • Continuously managing to best practices and areas of improvement

  • Manage to an evolving, complex and dynamic environment

  • Provide a supportive environment for direct reports and outline growth opportunities

Lead Teams

  • Provides ongoing coaching, support and feedback on progress

  • Empowers teams to face challenges make decisions and take action

  • Encourages collaboration and communication within and beyond the team

  • Motivate, inspire, build, and retain a highly effective team while managing for high performance and developing others. Person will be a versatile learner and courageous decision maker


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University

  • 8+ years corporate talent experience

  • 5+ years Management experience

  • 10+ years of recruitment experience in a high-volume, fast- paced environment.

  • Experience strategically sourcing candidates from a variety of sources; managing/driving the full life cycle recruitment process, conducting compensation analysis at the onset of the recruitment process and managing negotiations & closing at the offer stage

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.